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The Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA), Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6NH


All about Pet Food

The PFMA is the leading trade body for the UK pet food industry and our 95 members account for over 90% of the market.

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At the PFMA we focus on providing pet owners and professionals with information on wet, dry and raw prepared pet food and good nutrition.  Whether you are a pet owner or work with pets, we have toolkits to make it easy to implement healthy feeding regimes. Most of our articles are split by pet type but we also have a section dedicated to more technical subjects so click on the relevant box below.

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Ensuring safe, nutritious pet foods during Brexit

PFMA and our members are working across the pet food supply chain to ensure everybody continues to have access to safe and quality pet foods that meet the nutritional needs of our nation's pets during this challenging period following Brexit.

For the latest updates and guidance, please visit our Newsroom: Latest News

The PFMA team are supporting members throughout the challenges facing the industry due to Brexit. Please visit our Brexit Page.

50 Years of PFMA

In celebration of PFMA's 50th birthday we have launched a new short film showcasing the continuing role of PFMA in the pet food industry.


Top Ten Pets 2021

Brexit & PFMA

Insect-Based Ingredients In Pet Food factsheet

Why choose a PFMA member?

Webinar Series

Market Data Report 2021

Latest News & Blogs

Information for pet owners concerned about pancytopenia

Feline Pancytopenia Q&As for pet owners

RVC investigation into potential link between certain diets and feline pancytopenia

The Royal Veterinary College (RVC) are currently investigating a spike in cats presenting with the symptoms of pancytopenia.  This is a condition which causes a deficiency in all types of blood cells. Symptoms can include fever, pale gums, blood in the urine and faeces and bleeding from the nose. 

SPS Certification Working Group: Urgent call for new veterinary agreement as restrictions cause sharp drop in British exports to the EU and threatens the viability of UK business

PFMA, alongside other organisations making up the SPS Certification Working Group, which includes food and feed trade associations, hauliers, farmers and veterinary and environmental health professional organisations have joined together to propose in a new report an urgent new veterinary agreement and streamlined processes to resolve crippling restrictions to exports to the EU, Britain’s largest trading partner.

PFMA releases latest Pet Population Data

3.2m UK homes have a pandemic pet with 38% admitting it’s just like having a new baby

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Codes Of Practice

The latest news on guidelines for the manufacture of raw pet food in the UK.
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PFMA’s fact sheet helps deciper the wealth of information on pet food labels.
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